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Finance Director, Gillingham, Kent

Job Description: Finance Director (Pharmaceuticals) - Gillingham, Kent

Company Overview:
We are a leading pharmaceutical company specializing in the development and distribution of innovative healthcare products. With a strong commitment to improving patient outcomes and a passion for scientific advancements, we strive to make a positive impact on global healthcare. As part of our continued growth, we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Finance Director to join our dynamic team in Gillingham, Kent.

Position Overview:
As the Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in driving the financial success and strategic growth of our organization. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and working closely with the executive team, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial operations and providing strategic financial guidance to support our business objectives. This is a senior leadership position that requires exceptional financial acumen, strong leadership abilities, and a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry.



  1. Financial Strategy and Planning:
    • Develop and implement the financial strategy aligned with the company's overall objectives.
    • Provide financial insights and recommendations to support business decision-making and growth initiatives.
    • Prepare and present financial forecasts, budgets, and long-term financial plans to the executive team and stakeholders.
  2. Financial Management and Reporting:
    • Oversee all financial operations, including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management.
    • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, adhering to regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
    • Monitor and analyze financial performance, identify areas of improvement, and propose actionable strategies to enhance profitability.
  3. Risk Management and Compliance:
    • Establish and maintain robust internal controls and financial policies to mitigate risks.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, laws, and accounting standards.
    • Coordinate audits and liaise with external auditors and regulatory bodies as required.
  4. Team Leadership and Development:
    • Provide strong leadership to the finance team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
    • Mentor, coach, and develop finance staff, promoting professional growth and succession planning.
    • Foster effective cross-functional collaboration with other departments to support organizational goals.
  5. Strategic Partnerships and Stakeholder Management:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including senior management, investors, banks, and regulatory authorities.
    • Collaborate with external partners, including banks, auditors, and legal advisors, to ensure effective financial management and compliance.

Finance Director, Gillingham, Kent

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. MBA or relevant professional qualification (e.g., CFA, CPA) is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Finance Director or similar senior finance role in the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management principles, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong financial analysis and strategic planning skills, with the ability to provide insightful recommendations to support business decisions.
  • Experience in managing financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines.

Join our dedicated team and contribute to the growth of our pharmaceutical company as the

Finance Director. We offer a competitive salary package, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on global healthcare. Apply now to be considered for this exciting role in Gillingham, Kent.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Benefits

£90,000 - £100,000 plus benefits package and performance bonus.


FD Capital are a leading FD Recruitment Service who focus on London and the South East and have expertise within the Pharmaceuticals sector.

CFO Tech Sector PE Backed
Interim CFO Tech Sector
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st December 2021
Duration of employment
Job Location
Gillingham, Kent
Working Hours
Base Salary
£90,000-£100,000 Per year
Date posted
October 16, 2021
Valid through
December 31, 2021
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